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VM machine Suspend/Resume

Posted on 2013-11-02
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I have VM in Vmware Fusion, I cannot shut it down.
All it let me do is Suspend or Resume.

and If I try to restart the machine the cursor does not get enable on the VM.
anyone experienced this issue.

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Question by:jskfan
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by:Aravind Sivaraman
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May be the VMware tools in not installed or running on the guest OS
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And the force shut down option is present?

If not do the following:
Warning: When you perform a hard power off, this has the same effect as switching off the power switch on a physical computer. Only do this if it is absolutely necessary as it may cause data loss or file system corruption.

To force a virtual machine to power off:
1.From the Fusion menu bar, click and hold on Virtual Machine.
2.Press and hold down the Option (Alt) key. The menu option for Shut Down changes to
   Force Shut Down. (In Fusion 2.x and earlier, it changes to Power Off).
3.Click Force Shut Down. (In Fusion 2.x and earlier, click Power Off).


You could also take a look in Power options in VMware Fusion

Regards
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by:jskfan
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I guess the install of Vmware Tools was going on, this is why it froze the VM.

It is working now ….thank you Guys!
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